Community Services includes the Code Enforcement and Community Development divisions. Together, these divisions aim to provide quality affordable housing, a suitable living environment, and economic opportunities, principally for persons of low-to-moderate income.
Affordable Housing Strategy
Throughout 2020, the City engaged with consultants to perform an Affordable Housing Assessment to analyze the state of affordable housing in Denton. A presentation was given to the City Council on February 2, 2021 to present the findings, and included:
- Project overview
- Key findings
- Affordable housing needs
- Market value analysis
- Looking forward: affordable housing tools
The City then initiated Phase 2 of this project to develop an Affordable Housing Strategy and Toolkit. The Draft Affordable Housing Strategy and Toolkit was presented to City Council on December 14, 2021 (ID 21-2406). The presentation reviewed Denton’s Affordable Housing Strategic Toolkit’s five recommended strategies with the activities targeted to deliver housing interventions.
2023-2027 Consolidated Plan
Public Hearing & Strategy Survey
Each year, the City of Denton receives federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for community development, housing and public services for low and moderate-income persons. The city seeking citizen input as part of the 2023-2027 Consolidated Plan planning process. Share your input on the City's funding strategies in the Consolidate Plan: Affordable Housing; Making Homelessness Rare, Brief and Nonrecurring; Public Services; and Public Facilities, Public Improvements and Infrastructure.
COMPLETE AN ONLINE SURVEY
Review the City's performance based on current funding strategies and provide feedback on future strategies.
The City of Denton's 2020 to 2022 Consolidated Plan and the 2020 Action Plan for Housing and Community Development are available for citizen review.
The City of Denton works with residents and businesses to preserve the health, beauty, safety, and property values of the community. To achieve this goal, Community Improvement Services addresses property maintenance violations such as tall grass and weeds, trash and debris, junk vehicles, illegal outside storage, and dilapidated structures.
Community Development implements programs and projects that strengthen families and neighborhoods by partnering with human service agencies.
The City of Denton is engaged in multiple efforts to address homelessness and ensure every person in the community has a place to call home that is safe, affordable, accessible and supported by community resources.